The Full Value Commitment is an essential tool for facilitators that defines how members of a group of adults or youths operate while moving toward the group's goals. This article outlines what goes into establishing a Full Value Commitment and provides an overview of samples that are easily replicated. Through establishing group members' verbal and/or written commitments to learning and safety at the beginning of their time in a learning environment, Extension professionals can promote the occurrence of social and emotional learning alongside citizenship and leadership skill building.
Torretta, A., & VanderWay, S. (2019). Creating Group Norms by Using Full Value Commitments in Experiential Education Programming. The Journal of Extension, 57(3), Article 1. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol57/iss3/1